Tom Rose

Show BioHide BioTom Rose is retired professor of Economics at Grove City College, PA. He is author of eight books and hundreds of articles on free-market economics. He is a regular columnist for Ether Zone.We invite you to visit his website at: www.biblicaleconomics.com.

12 posts

A bit of little known: Monetary history

Published 10y ago -

It was the early sixties, the Kennedy Administration was in full swing with its pro-Keynesian monetary and fiscal policies, and the country still enjoyed the sparkling tinkle of real silver coins. We were not yet cursed with clunky cupra-nickel dimes, quarters... More »

Police-state assault: Where is our sense of outrage?

Published 14y ago -

As I write, there is an on-going tragedy taking place. Heavily armed, camouflaged federal marshals, state police, and local police are laying siege on the home of Ed and Elaine Brown in Plainfield, New Hampshire. A number of thoughts cross my mind: Is this a m... More »

Three cheers for Rosie!: Sleeping Americans

Published 15y ago -

“. . . who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity?” Psalm 94:16 I have found from hard experience that I’ve always had to stand alone and vulnerable whenever I took a stand for truth and principle in the midst of lies and deception. S... More »

Contra Imperium: Case against imperialism & police state

Published 15y ago -

A deep division is occurring in America. It is dividing family members and friends into opposing ideological camps. The ideological split between previously gracious and forbearing individuals is caused by two aspects of growing statism: First, America’s milit... More »

One day too early! Do presidents lie?

Published 16y ago -

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” – George Orwell On March 31, 2005, the national news media carried a news clip showing President George W. Bush... More »

The America that once was… and could be again

Published 16y ago -

“My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, . . .” – Jeremiah 50:6 Some 230 years have passed since that spring day (April 19) in 1775 when the “shot that was heard around the world” rang out in what ... More »